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Illini 2017 Class Close-Up: Mark Alstork

Position: Guard

Height: 6’5”

Weight: 190 lb.

Hometown: Dayton, Ohio

Alstork is personally one of my favorite guys coming in with the Illinois 2017 class. The multitude of cries from Illini fans regarding the need for guard and scoring help was silenced a few months back when highly-sought graduate transfer Mark Alstork, formerly of Wright State, announced his intent to join the University of Illinois basketball program. 824 more words


Launching the FadeAway!

It’s been a long time of planning and coordinating schedules, but I’m happy to announce I’m partnering with Illini basketball legend Deon Thomas on a podcast. 274 more words


Augie, Illini set to meet on hardwood

Augustana will hit the road in the Big 10 this season.  The Vikings will make the trip to Champaign on November 22nd for a battle with the Illini.  55 more words


Illini players like what they see on day 1

Year 2 of the Lovie Smith era is officially off and running in Champaign.  The Illini opened practice on Monday and the players liked what they see so far. 35 more words


Daily Blog #34: Lovie's Presser Skills Shine... Just Kidding, we're Doomed.

I swear, sometimes I wonder why Illinois hired this Lovie Smith guy. I mean, I get it, he’s an ex-NFL coach, but like you’d think he’d be more than a broken record just repeating shit about Chayce Crouch, Mikey Dudek, and basic football tendencies you learn at the Pee Wee level. 1,122 more words

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Daily Blog #23.whatever: Bah Gawd BP3's signin' with the Spurs


REPORT: The San Antonio Spurs have signed former #Illini Basketball star Brandon Paul. Congrats, @BP3! https://t.co/bcogx1pytF

— The Champaign Room (@Champaign_Room) July 13, 2017…

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